Three-year starter at wide receiver Also one of the teams top kick returners Has outstanding speed and quickness A threat to score every time he touches the ball UMass all-time leader in career receptions (135), career receiving yards (2,130) and career touchdown receptions (23) Also ranks second all-time at UMass in career receiving yards per game (66.6); fifth in career touchdowns scored (24); sixth in career all-purpose yards (3,260) and career all-purpose yards per game (101.9); seventh in career points scored (144) and career kickoff return yards (891); and 10th in career kickoff return average (21.2) Also a member of the UMass track team Has played in 32 career games, making 26 starts.
2001: Missed the entire season due to injury Received a medical redshirt year Rated as the No. 18 wide receiver in the nation by The Sports Network Preseason second team All-Atlantic 10 selection.
2000: Started the first five games of the season at wide receiver Missed the final six games of the season due to injury Led the team with 398 receiving yards and six touchdowns on the year, and ranked third with 25 catches, despite missing more than half the season His six touchdowns on the season tied for the eighth-highest single season total in school history Had one catch for 12 yards and a kickoff return for five yards at Northeastern, prior to being injured Caught seven passes for 115 yards and two touchdowns against Hofstra Had seven catches for 113 yards and a touchdown against New Haven Made five receptions for 82 yards and two touchdowns at Richmond Caught five passes for 76 yards and a touchdown against William & Mary Earned preseason third team All-America honors from Don Hansens National Weekly Football Gazette Preseason first team All-Atlantic 10 selection Named preseason Atlantic 10 Offensive Player of the Year by Street & Smiths Listed as the nations No. 8 wide receiver by The Sports Network.
1999: One of UMass starting wide receivers A first team All-Atlantic 10 selection Named to the New England Football Writers All-Star team Selected second team All-ECAC Earned honorable mention All-America honors from Don Hansens National Weekly Football Gazette Played in every game, starting 12 times Led UMass with 81 catches for 1,253 yards and nine touchdowns Rushed 10 times for 121 yards and another score Returned 10 kickoffs for 205 yards Placed second on the UMass single season lists for receiving yards and receptions, third for touchdown catches and ninth for all-purpose yards Ranked 17th in the nation in receiving yards, 25th in receptions and 50th in all-purpose yards during the regular season Finished the season second in the Atlantic 10 in receiving yards, third in receptions, sixth in all-purpose yards and 10th in touchdowns scored Had six receptions for 102 yards at Georgia Southern in the NCAA quarterfinals Caught 10 passes for 121 yards and a touchdown during the NCAA first-round victory over Furman Broke the UMass career record for touchdown catches during the win over the Paladins, while his 10 catches tied for the fifth-best single game performance in school history Set new UMass postseason single game records for catches and receiving yards at Furman Caught 11 passes for 210 yards and a touchdown at Richmond Set a new school single game record for receiving yards at Richmond, while tying the single game record for receptions Named the Atlantic 10 Offensive Player of the Week and the WHMP / UMass Athlete of the Week following the Richmond game, while also receiving the Coca-Cola Gold Helmet Award as the New England Division I Player of the Week and being named to the ECAC / Budget Division I-AA Honor Roll Had four receptions for 96 yards against Rhode Island, while also rushing 49 yards for a touchdown on a reverse Caught seven passes for 83 yards at Delaware, while also returning four kickoffs for 86 yards Had four receptions for 115 yards and a touchdown at Maine Caught seven passes for 115 yards and two touchdowns in the victory over Northeastern Had 11 catches for 125 yards at Villanova Tied the school single game record for receptions against Villanova Named to the ECAC / Budget Division I-AA Honor Roll following the Villanova game Received the Bill Knight Trophy as the MVP of the UMass-New Hampshire game, after making five receptions for 92 yards and a school record-tying four touchdowns His 24 points against New Hampshire rank third on the UMass single game list Named the Atlantic 10 Offensive Player of the Week, the ECAC / Budget Division I-AA Offensive Player of the Week and the WHMP / UMass Athlete of the Week following the New Hampshire game, while also receiving the Coca-Cola Gold Helmet Award as New Englands Division I Player of the Week Named preseason All-Atlantic 10 second team as a kick returner.
1998: One of UMass starting wide receivers The Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Year Played in 14 games, starting nine times Caught 29 passes on the season for 479 yards and eight touchdowns Led the team in kickoff returns with 31 for 681 yards Returned 11 punts for 53 yards and rushed 12 times for 70 yards Averaged 91.6 all-purpose yards per game Ranked sixth in the Atlantic 10 and 34th nationally in kickoff returns during the regular season His 681 kickoff return yards were the second-highest single season total in school history, while his eight touchdown receptions rank fifth Had two catches for 14 yards and a touchdown against Georgia Southern in the NCAA title game Made four catches for 51 yards and a touchdown in NCAA quarterfinal win over Lehigh Caught a 31-yard touchdown pass in NCAA first-round game at McNeese State Caught a pass for a 37-yard touchdown against Maine Named to the ECAC / Budget Division I-AA Honor Roll following the Maine game Grabbed a touchdown pass with only three seconds remaining to win the Hofstra game Had four catches for 77 yards and a score at Richmond, while also returning three kickoffs for 53 yards Named the Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week following the Richmond game Caught two passes for 83 yards and a touchdown at Delaware, in addition to carrying the ball twice for 32 yards and returning three kickoffs for 91 yards Also totaled a career-high 206 all-purpose yards at Delaware.
UMass Track: Runs sprints for the Minutemen Former school record holder in 55-meter dash (6.40) Won 55-meter dash at the 2000 New England Indoor Championship (6.41) Placed fourth in the 100-meter dash at the 1999 New England Outdoor Championship (10.87) and 10th at the 1999 IC4A Outdoor Championship (10.73) Ran a leg on the 4x100-meter relay team which placed first at New Englands in 1999 with a time of 41.44.
Before UMass: Played for George Smith at St. Thomas Aquinas High School, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Had 20 receptions for 386 yards and nine touchdowns during his senior season Also averaged 24.2 yards per kickoff return and 12.8 yards per punt return, including one punt return for a touchdown Most Valuable Player of the Division 5 state title game Second team All-Broward County selection Led his high school to the Florida state championship as a senior In track, won the national high school championship in the 100 meters (10.43) during the summer of 1998 in North Carolina Won the Florida state title in the 200 meters and finished second in the 100 meters.
Personal: Full name is Adrian Martin Zullo Son of Stella Glantz Born January 5, 1980, in Plantation, Fla. Attended the same high school as UMass junior linebackers Jeremy Cain and Mike Ziccardi, sophomore wide receiver Joe Bruce, sophomore linebacker Brandon Brudzinski and freshman tailback Justin Montgomery Pursuing a Bachelors Degree with an Independent Concentration.
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Zullo's Career Highs
Receptions 11 vs. Villanova, 9/18/99 11 vs. Richmond, 11/6/99 Receiving Yards 210 vs. Richmond, 11/6/99 Longest Reception 62 vs. Rhode Island, 10/30/99 Touchdowns Receiving 4 vs. New Hampshire, 9/11/99 Rushing Yards 49 vs. Rhode Island, 10/30/99 Rushing Attempts 2 three times, last vs. William & Mary, 8/31/00 Longest Run 49 vs. Rhode Island, 10/30/99 Touchdowns Rushing 1 vs. Rhode Island, 10/30 /99 All-Purpose Yards 206 vs. Delaware, 9/3/98